Experience the flavors of the islands with Hawaiian Style Shave Ice made with sweet homemade syrups and fluffy, delicate snow and Auntie Viv’s Artisan Furikake Snack Mix* and Auntie Viv’s Artisan Furikake Seasoning*.

*Gluten Free available

Our syrups are handmade with only the finest ingredients of real fruit and 100% pure cane sugar. Our syrups are free of high fructose corn syrup, dairy, fat and gluten friendly. Our Shave Ice Artists will ensure your guests will experience the Aloha Spirit with Auntie Viv’s!

What is Shave Ice?

“Shave Ice” or “Hawaiian Shave Ice” (not Shaved Ice with a “D”) is a fluffy and snow-like, sweet, cool and refreshing Hawaiian treat.  Ice is finely shaved and then syrups are poured and absorbed into the soft snow. Whereas sno-cones are ground up ice cubes that have a coarse and “crunchy” texture.

Hawaiian shave ice is traditionally served with a scoop of ice cream on the bottom, a drizzle of a sweetened condensed milk mixture called “snow cap”, topped with fresh, soft and chewy homemade pieces of mochi.

About Us

Brandt Family on Haleakala

Auntie Viv’s is a woman-owned, family run business where everyone is welcomed and treated like ohana (family)!

Vivian, her husband Bill and their two young keiki’s, daughters Chloe and Ella, visited Maui for the first time in 2017. Vivian fell in love at “first taste” with her very first Hawaiian shave ice. How she describes this phenomenon: “It literally was like a deliciously flavored, puffy cloud that instantly melted in my mouth and tasted like liquid gold.” Vivian says, “It was the best epicurean experience ever.”

Upon returning to the mainland, Vivian had her sights set on opening her own shave ice business. Vivian didn’t want to serve the typical crunchy, icy, sno-cone, with gross high fructose corn syrups and artificially flavored/colored syrups. Auntie Viv’s prides itself in their handcrafted syrups that are made with real, natural, ingredients and 100% pure cane sugar.

Shortly after starting the business, Vivian added in her now famous Auntie Viv’s Artisan Furikake Snack Mix and Auntie Viv’s Artisan Seasoning.

The Press

  •   Auntie Viv's was catered at my sister in law's high school graduation and it was an amazing addition to a celebration environment. Not only was the shaved ice DELICIOUS and FRESH, not too sugary or full of artificial tasting syrups, but Viv and her staff were amazing. They were professional and their set up was beautiful. I was thrilled to see them again at the St. Patty's Day festival, we didn't mind waiting in line for it either!

    thumb Abbey S.
  •   Prepare to become addicted! Whether it's the shave ice, snack mix, or furikake seasoning, you'll be hooked. I use the furikake on EVERYTHING. Auntie Viv herself is so sweet and wonderful. Can't recommend enough!

    thumb Joy W.
  •   My daughter and I got a chance to try Auntie Viv's shaved ice during Dublin's St Patrick' Day festival and it was AMAZING. Lots of flavors to choose from. Will definitely have it again.

    thumb Guillermo G.
  •   Highly Recommend Auntie Viv's Shave Ice. So happy to see them back in action after a short pause during the pandemic.  My family loves the fluffy shave ice and the homemade syrup. Their service is awesome - they always offer to top of the syrup if you run out.  No one does shave ice better in the Bay! Best of all, this business is owned and run by some incredible humans that give so much back to our community.

    thumb Jennifer R.
  •   Beware! The furikake snack mix is addicting once you have a bite of it you will not want to stop eating or share. Really great customer service and always fast to respond to messages or any questions regarding their business. I totally recommend them and try them if you are around the area it's a must! I can't wait to try their shave ice

    thumb Lizzeth G.
  •   My family had the pleasure of having auntie Viv's shave ice at the 2023 Dublin St. Patrick's Day festival. It was one of the first booths that caught my attention and I'm so glad I stopped! The service was wonderful quick and we received everything we ordered perfectly, auntie Viv herself was at the window and knew how to put a smile on everyone's faces! The weather wasn't typical shave ice weather but my kids and I wanted to go back for seconds and thirds! I am so glad she's back and can't wait to have another one soon

    thumb Breezy H.


Vivian Brandt a.k.a Auntie Viv

(925) 236-0085


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